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  A support system for Exceptional Student Education serving Clay, Duval, and Nassau Counties of Northeast Florida.
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12/19/2018, 5/15/2019 - Autism Online Modules
OPEN - Register

Clay & Nassau check with your Professional Development to see if these points will be accepted for the ESE recertification requirement.

Do you need to know more about how to support students with Autism in either the General Education or Self-Contained settings?
Do you need the flexibility to access this information when YOU need it?
If so, then you may want to check out the online Autism Modules available from FDLRS/Crown!
There are 45 modules available for independent, self-paced professional development on topics appropriate for teachers and staff serving students with ASD in general education settings as well as more in-depth modules for staff serving students in self-contained classrooms. These modules provide incredible information that will increase your knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders and provide you with strategies that help support students with ASD in the classroom.
These modules are free and cover a variety of topics. The module range from 30 minutes to 2 ½ hours. Participants may take some or all of the 45 modules. Participants who complete a minimum of 4 hours or more will receive in-service points for their time.
If you are interested in taking these modules,a participant packet will be sent that explains how to access the online modules and how to submit your work to earn in-service points.


Location
online
Presenter
P. Barrington
Audience
earn up to 72 points
Points
72
2/19/2019 - Writing Strategies
OPEN - Register

This training helps teachers identify K-8 students’ specific areas of need in writing and provides highly effective and explicit strategies to address these areas. The step by step strategies coach writers using prompts and adjust instruction to meet individual needs. Participants will review each of the 10 writing goals and practice strategies that address each goal. Teachers will examine student writing samples and use the state writing rubric to determine next steps. The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo will be given. Audience: K-12 teachers serving students with disabilities.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Melissa Call / Jenny Anthertz
Audience
ESE Support Facilitators, writing teachers.
Points
6
2/21/2019 - Proficiency with Grading for the Inclusive Classroom
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00 am. The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.
This workshop explores ways to support teachers as they move toward successful assessment and grading practices for use in the differentiated classroom. Participants will examine how to manage and assess student progress along the continuum of learning. Participants will receive Rich Wormeli's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Megan McMillan/FIN, Tara Renbeck/FIN
Audience
Instructional personnel for grades 3-12 who have previous training and experience implementing differentiated instruction. Completion of the PDA course: Introduction to Differentiated Instruction meets this requirement.
Points
6
2/25/2019, 2/26/2019, 2/26/2019 - CHAMPS for ESE Teachers
OPEN - Register

Design (or fine tune) a proactive and positive classroom management plan that will overtly teach students how to behave responsibly. Participants will focus on structure in the classroom and learn all CHAMPs Strategies.This is a two day training. Attendance is required on both days.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
ESE teachers K-8.
Points
12
2/25/2019 - Survivor: Sensory Island
OPEN - Register

Survivor: Sensory Island- Learn about student sensory integration difficulties while competing in a variety of sensory based challenges with your tribe. Based on Lauren H. Kerstein's My Sensory Book: Working Together to Explore Sensory Issues and the Big Feelings They Can Cause: A Workbook for Parents, Professionals, and Children. It is designed to be a tool to help parents, professionals and children themselves understand the sensory systems. The training focuses on the child as a whole person as we explore sensory issues, sensory modulation, emotional modulation, and the relationship between the sensory and emotional systems.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call, P. Barrington
Audience
Audience: CSS teachers, VE teachers and/or teachers serving students with sensory needs.
Points
6
2/27/2019 - The Amazing Race to Discipline in the Secondary Classroom (CHAMPS for ESE High School Teachers);
OPEN - Register

This training shows teachers how to develop an effective classroom management plan based on the STOIC framework. Using the format of the Amazing Race, participants will further learn how to implement teamwork, leadership, communication, and relationship building in their classrooms. STOIC + Amazing Race = Success!

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call, P. Barrington
Audience
ESE teachers 6-12 grade
Points
6
2/28/2019 - Collaborative Planning and Teaching
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8:00 am. The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.
This one-day workshop will explore effective collaborative planning and teaching strategies. Participants will learn how to maximize their planning time and prioritize instructional models based on student needs; to improve communication and maintain positive working relationships with their collaborative partners; and to determine and document responsibilities for all members of the classroom. Participant's receive either Murawski's book Collaborative Teaching in Elementary Schools or Collaborative Teaching in Secondary Schools.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
Megan McMillan/FIN, Tara Renbeck/FIN
Audience
General Education and Special Education Teachers serving in the General Education inclusion classroom. Priority will be given to collaborative instructional teams who register together.
Points
6
3/7/2019 - ADAPT-A-BOOK
OPEN - Register

NOTE-Pre-requisite: Participants MUST have taken a Boardmaker Software Training or LessonPix prior and have the software skills necessary to work independently and in small groups adapting a book with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions for a book.
Sign in begins at 8:00am; the workshop is from 8:30am-3:30 pm.
Participants will receive a book and all materials needed to adapt the book. State license CEUs are provided for SLPs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
B. Glendenning
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & working with students with disabilities.
Points
6
3/18/2019 - The Reading Strategies Book Workshop
OPEN - Register

Based on the book by Jennifer Serravallo, this training provides over 300 step-by-step strategies to help meet the individual reading needs of each student. From fluency to literary analysis, each strategy is cross-linked to skills, genres, and reading levels to provide teachers with “just-right” teaching.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
M. Call
Audience
Audience includes all ESE, support facilitators, and K-8 inclusion teachers with struggling readers.
Points
6
3/25/2019 - Writing Strategies
OPEN - Register

This training helps teachers identify K-8 students’ specific areas of need in writing and provides highly effective and explicit strategies to address these areas. The step by step strategies coach writers using prompts and adjust instruction to meet individual needs. Participants will review each of the 10 writing goals and practice strategies that address each goal. Teachers will examine student writing samples and use the state writing rubric to determine next steps. The Writing Strategies Book by Jennifer Serravallo will be given. Audience: K-12 teachers serving students with disabilities.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Melissa Call / Jenny Anthertz
Audience
ESE Support Facilitators, writing teachers
Points
6
3/27/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction
OPEN - Register

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
4/1/2019 - Including Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
OPEN - Register

4/1/2019 - 4/29/2019 This course enables participants to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for working with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive environments. The course also provides information and resources for Florida Standards Access Points. Participants navigate specified online webinars and complete required documentation and follow-up tasks. Participants receive either 4 or 6 exceptional student education professional development points depending on which follow-up they choose to complete from the task rubric. Syllabus, documentation guidelines and task rubric will be distributed via email to registered participants at the start of the course.

Location
Online - syllabus and guidelines distribution
Presenter
FIN / FDLRS
Audience
Certified teachers and related service providers who work directly with students with significant cognitive disabilities in inclusive settings.
Points
6
4/12/2019 - Escaping the Nightmare through Accommodations
OPEN - Register

Use your newly acquired skills for developing high quality accommodations in order to escape the "room". Learn how to develop, implement and assess accommodations that help students access the standards and make positive gains.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Melissa Call, Phyllis Barrington
Audience
All teachers
Points
6
4/16/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction
OPEN - Register

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
4/17/2019 - Into the Rabbit Hole with Executive Functioning
OPEN - Register

This training will give you strategies to help students who may struggle with cognitive flexibility, self-control, memory, organization/planning, and initiating task/staying focused on tasks. Complete your Wonderland Passport as you navigate through the complexities of Executive Functioning.

Location
Community Room
Presenter
M. Call
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
4/17/2019 - CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION BOARDS.
OPEN - Register

Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Location
Professional Learning Communities Center
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities. State license CEUs are provided for SLP's.
Points
6
4/25/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction
OPEN - Register

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
B. Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, SLP's, OTs, PTs, ParaProfessionals
Points
6
4/26/2019 - CREATING VISUAL SUPPORTS FOR CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION & COMMUNICATION BOARDS.
OPEN - Register

Pre-requisite: Participants must have previously taken Boardmaker software and/or the LessonPix workshops.
Using Boardmaker software and/or LessonPix, participants will create visual supports for classroom instruction and communication boards that can be used immediately with their students. Materials used for this training will not be available for any other activity or project.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Location
PLCC
Presenter
B. Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, ParaProfessionals
Points
6
5/2/2019 - Advanced Adapt-A-Book
OPEN - Register

NOTE - Prerequisite: Participants MUST have previously taken an Adapt-A-Book workshop prior to registering for this workshop. Participants must also be knowledgeable with Boardmaker Software and/or LessonPix and have the basic computer skills necessary to work independently or in small groups adapting a book(s) with visual supports and creating curriculum extensions.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own children’s book.
State license CEUs are provided for SLPs

Sign-in begins at 8:00AM
The workshop is from 8:30 am to 3:30pm.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
Teachers, OTs, PTs, & SLPs who have previously taken an adapt-a-book workshop.
Points
6
5/9/2019, 5/10/2019 - Making Reading instruction Explicit for Students with Persistent Reading Difficulties
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 AM. The workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm
This TWO day interactive workshop is designed to assist teachers in understanding how to make reading instruction explicit enough to meet the needs of students with persistent reading difficulties. Participants will examine the need to have clarity about what is most important for students to know, understand and be able to do. They will learn to employ specific instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods, in the five areas of reading instruction, to meet the reading needs of their students; and will identify evidence of the instructional design principles and teacher delivery methods in various lessons. In addition, participants will be able to determine whether a lesson is intensive or explicit enough for their struggling readers, and how to increase the “explicitness” and intensity of a reading lesson.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
Grade 3-12 Reading Teachers, ESE Teachers, and Reading Interventionists.
Points
12
5/20/2019 - A Framework for Understanding Poverty
OPEN - Register

Sign in begins at 8 a.m.; the workshop is from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. How does poverty impact learning, work habits, or decision making? The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. If you work with people in poverty, understanding of how different their world is from yours will be invaluable. In an educational setting, economic class differences create conflict and challenges for both teachers and students alike. Designed for educators at all levels, but helpful to counselors, administrators, and support staff, this seminar provides practical, real-world support and guidance for overcoming barriers and helping others succeed.
NOTE: This training does NOT meet the ESE 20 point requirement.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Jenny Anthertz
Audience
All Teachers
Points
6
5/23/2019 - LESSONPIX: An Online Software used to create Visual Supports for Classroom Instruction
OPEN - Register

LessonPix is an easy-to-use online tool that allows users to create various customized learning materials from any computer, tablet or even a smart phone. This will be an active session with participants working directly with the tools. Participants will leave with visual supports that can be used immediately use with their students.
Learn how to navigate this online tool to:
• Create numerous custom visual supports
• Browse the library that contains 1000's of pictures.
• Upload your own clip art or photos to use with our custom materials.
• Find ideas on how to use LessonPix at home, in the classroom, or with children with special needs.
• Explore the Sharing Center where all users of the program can share their creations and find new inspiration.
SLPs will earn 6 State CEUs.

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All Teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs, & Paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6
5/24/2019 - Creating Visual Supports Using Boardmaker and/or LessonPix
OPEN - Register

NOTE: Prerequisite: This workshop is designed for participants who have previously taken Boardmaker Software Basics or LessonPix. Participants need to come prepared with a list of visual supports needed for the classroom, home and/or community.
Sign in begins at 8 am; the workshop is from 8:30 am-3:30 pm.
The day is spent creating and adapting materials using Boardmaker Software or LessonPix to promote functional receptive/expressive communication skills in a variety of settings. All participants will have access to a color printer, laminate, Velcro, and other necessary materials to make a number of visual supports. The visual supports created during this workshop can be used immediately in the classroom, home or community.
State license CEUs are provided for SLP's

Location
PLCC
Presenter
Bruce Glendenning
Audience
All teachers, SLPs, OTs, PTs & paraprofessionals working with students with disabilities
Points
6

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